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USA's Frank Aniello Molinaro (R) competes with Iranian Meysam Nasiri (L) during the 65 kg category final match at the World Wrestling Cup Final in the western Iranian Kurdish-majority city of Kermanshah on February 17, 2017. Iran won the tournament in five out of eight weight categories following three days …

Saudis Apologize for ‘Indecent’ Images at Wrestling Event

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi sports officials are apologizing after images of scantily clad women appeared on big screens during a world wrestling event held in the kingdom, which hosted women and children for the first time.

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Kid Friendly WWE Makes Pro Wrestling a Family Affair

Thanks to my children, I am a big fan of professional wrestling once again. I loved the WWF as a kid, but as I grew up, I grew out of my fondness of the squared circle. Now, I’m back…and I’m loving every minute of it.

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WWE Gets Its First Arab Female Wrestler

A Dubai TV personality will soon debut as the first female Muslim wrestler for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), a report says.

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CNN, Andrew Kaczynski Mislead in Defense of ‘Doxing Threat’ Story

CNN and Andrew Kaczynski, head of the network’s Republican oppo research unit “KFILE,” gave a misleading defense after receiving an intense backlash to a Sunday night post boasting that he had tracked down and identified a man who claimed credit for a gif shared by President Donald Trump — and that CNN may reveal his identity if the man chooses to “repeat this ugly behavior.”

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CNN: Trump’s Wrestling Meme May Be Racist, Antisemitic

On Sunday, CNN commentators described the video as a form of incitement; on Monday, the network reported that the video raised “questions” about “racism, bigotry, and violence … [and] antisemitism.”

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Katy Tur: Trump Is Advocating Violence Against Reporters

On Monday’s “MSNBC Live,” anchor Katy Tur stated President Trump is advocating violence against reporters. Representative Lee Zeldin (R-NY) stated that he didn’t find the WWE tweet presidential, but that there are “people within the media who are trying to

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Trump Tweet Triggers Media: Wrestling CNN Logo a ‘Threat of Physical Violence’

As America’s “top” journalists melted down Sunday over President Donald Trump’s tweet of a video of him wrestling the CNN logo, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press took it a step further and called the tweet “a threat of physical violence against journalists” and said it “attacks the people.”

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14K-Plus Attend WWE Event Defying Alleged Islamic State Threat

An alleged Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) plot to attack WWE’s annual event Sunday at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta failed to deter more than 14,000 people from attending the sold-out “Survivor Series” show, which carried on without any major incidents.

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WATCH: Wayne Rooney Floors WWE Wrestler Wade Barrett

Manchester United football player Wayne Rooney slapped and floored WWE wrestler Wade Barrett at an event in Manchester, UK last night after Barrett spotting him in the audience and goaded him. Sky News reports that Rooney was at the WWE

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CM Punk, Awaiting His Cage Debut, Takes on ‘Coward’ UFC Fighter on Twitter

UFC welterweight Cathal Pendred called CM Punk a “massive personality” who brings “a lot of attention to the sport” when Breitbart Sports caught up with him in Boston earlier this year. Yesterday on Twitter, CM Punk called the Irishman “boring,” a “coward,” and an alternative name for a cat.

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Report: Justin Bieber Could Debut as WWE Wrestler

Pop singer Justin Bieber could have traded in his soft boy image to become a macho man pro wrestler last year, according to former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) creative team member Kevin Eck.

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Brock Lesnar Rules Out MMA Return

Brock Lesnar, the professional wrestler who elevated mainstream interest in the UFC, has opted against a return to mixed-martial arts (MMA).